Porsche 717 EV To Take On Tesla In 2019

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According to a recent report by Car magazine Porsche are working on a new EV that is looking to take on the Tesla S and the car has been give the internal name of the Porsche 717.

The Porsche 717 will apparently be a sport four seater, possibly similar to the Porsche Panamera and it will apparently take some design cues from the Porsche 911.

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Apple iOS Public Betas On The Way

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Apple released OS X Yosemite as a public beta last year before the official release of the software and now it would appear that the company has similar plans for iOS.

At the moment iOS betas are only released to developers, although according to Mark Gurman from 9 to 5 Mac, Apple will start releasing iOS public betas.

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Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Teased By T-Mobile

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US mobile carrier T-Mobile has put up a registration page for the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, the photo above was posted on the page, and you can register your interest for the handset.

The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge will be made official on Sunday the 1st of March at Mobile World Congress, along with the new Galaxy S6, and the T-Mobile website says to come back on the 1st of March for more details.

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Will the PS4 top Xbox One in sales through 2018?

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The PlayStation 4 is winning the current game console war against the Xbox One at the moment. From launch the system was playing catch-up to Sony’s PS4. However, some analysts are predicting that Microsoft’s console will continue to sell fewer numbers all the way into 2018, and by a margin of over 20 million units. Well, this is not what Microsoft wants to hear.

The report comes from Strategy Analytics and is a study of the current console generation’s sales trends so far. They predict that at the end of 2018, about 80 million PS4s will be have been sold, while the Xbox One will have reached 57 million in sales. The Xbox One reached 10 million units shipped in November, a full three months after the PS4. So if the analysts’ predictions are right, Sony’s lead will only grow from here.
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Pagani Huayra Roadster To Launch In 2016

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The Pagani Huayra is coming to the end of its production run, when the car was announced Pagani said they would be 100 cars, 71 have been made so far and there are 29 left to be built.

When the 100th car is built Pagani will cease production of the Huaya, although the company has confirmed that they will launch a Pagani Huayra Roadster in 2016.

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Raspberry Pi Home Theater Streams Netflix, Amazon And Your Movie Collection (video)

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Anyone who enjoys building projects using the awesome Raspberry Pi mini PC might be interested in a project that has been published by DIY Tryin.

The project transforms a $35 Raspberry Pi into a home theater PC that is capable of streaming media from your home library of movies as well as providing access to stream Netflix and Amazon Instant Videos as well.

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Impossible Instant Lab Smartphone Printer Cradle Extends Compatibility

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Smartphone photographers that wish they could transform their digital images into physical prints, are sure to find the Instant Lab Universal portable printer a great solution and now a new cradle has been launched for the printer to provide support for a wider range of smartphones.

Using yet new cradle the Instant Lab Universal smartphone printer supports both iOS and Android devices and allows you to create a physical copy of your digital photograph in an instant.

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Apple Will Fix MacBook Pro’s With Video Problems

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Apple has announced that it is offering to fix any MacBook Pro notebooks that were available from February 2011 to December 2013 that have issues with video.

The news comes as part of a new MacBook Pro repair extension program and the company are offering to fix any of their notebooks during that time period that suffer from issues.

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High Performance Grappling Hook Hits Kickstarter (video)

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If you fancy owning your very own high performance grappling hook to be able to grab on to things, you may be interested in the Gravity Hook created by Brent Garcia, although he hasn’t stated as yet how much weight the final hook would be able to take.

The Gravity Hook will be available in either Stainless Steel or Black Delrin polymer and includes pivotable arms that allow it to grab onto items when pulled.

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Onion Omega Board Designed For Internet of Things Projects (video)

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Makers, developers and hobbyists that enjoy creating projects for the Internet of Things, may be interested in a new development board that has been created called the Onion Omega.

The Onion Omega measures just 28mm x 52mm in size and comes supplied running the OpenWRT Linux operating system and is powered by a 400MHz processor supported by 64MB DDR2 and 16MB of internal Flash storage.

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Apple And Japan Display May Build $1.7 Billion iPhone Display Plant

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Apple is apparently in talks with smartphone display maker Japan Display Inc about a possible deal between the two companies to launch a new plant to produce iPhone display.

The two companies are apparently in talks regarding a joint investment of 200 billion ye, which is about $1.7 billion, and Apple will apparently invest the majority of the money in the plant.

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